Jack Brake, JS '18, awarded Marshall Scholarship to study at University of Cambridge

December 3, 2018

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission has announced the names of 48 individuals selected to receive Marshall Scholarships in 2019. Among the winners is Jack Brake, the C.D.L. and M.T.B. Perkins Jefferson Scholar. This marks the third year in a row that a member of the Jefferson Scholars community has been awarded this highly competitive and prestigious award.

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study at the graduate level at a U.K. institution in any field of study. Since graduating from the University this May, Jack has been pursuing an M.A. in global affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing. As a Marshall Scholar, Jack intends to pursue a Ph.D. in politics and international studies at the University of Cambridge.

Read more about Jack’s plans in this UVA Today article.

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Scholarship

The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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Fellowship

The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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Legacy

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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